Our advisors are incredibly important to us. We lean on them to get information beyond what's most readily and publicly available. We ask for their thought leadership on matters of health, science, business and more. Here are a few of the people we're lucky enough to count on for counsel:
Jeffrey Glueck, CEO, Skyfire Labs
Jeff is the CEO at Skyfire Labs in Silicon Valley, an innovative start-up that develops cloud computing solutions to help deal with the explosion of data use and video consumption on mobile devices around the world. Skyfire works with wireless network operators, and also develops popular apps for the iPhone, iPad (the #1 selling utility on the App Store), and Android with millions of downloads. He previously served as Chief Marketing Officer for Travelocity for seven years, the pioneer online travel agency. In 2007 he was named to Advertising Age’s "40 Under 40" leaders, and won the Gold Effie award from the American Marketing Association in 2005 for most effective retail advertising campaign in America for his Roaming Gnome campaign. He has held positions advising foreign governments on sustainable development and as a White House Fellow in the Clinton Administration working on green trade and renewable energy financing. He brought his green interests to his work at Travelocity, helping launch the first carbon offset program of any online travel agency in the U.S. and promoting environmental and humanitarian "volunteer vacations." He is married and lives in Silicon Valley, California, and on the weekends enjoys biking and spending time with his three young children, introducing them to the great outdoors and quietly observing wildlife
Russell Long, Founder, Bluewater Network
Russell founded Bluewater Network, a national environmental organization which merged with Friends of the Earth in 2005. Bluewater has helped establish laws and regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from passenger cars, reduce air and water pollution from the shipping industry, and curtail thrillcraft use on public lands. In 2001, Mother Jones magazine named Russell a "Hellraiser." He has served on various state, regional, and local advisory boards regulating oil spills, water conservation, and marine transportation in California. Russell holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard, a Master's of Business Administration from Columbia University, and a Doctorate in Ecology and Development from the California Institute of Integral Studies. In addition to Friends of the Earth, he also serves on the Board of the Sapelo Foundation in Georgia.